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Could Your Assignments Use a Tune-Up?

Could Your Assignments Use a Tune-Up? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The assignments we choose significantly shape what and how students learn in a course, but too often there's little variety in the types of assignments.
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Effective questions to ask yourself about your assignments..so you know if they need a "tune-up".. 

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Are We Marking Assignments or Assessing Learning? | The Wejr Board

Are We Marking Assignments or Assessing Learning? | The Wejr Board | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

There has been much focus on shifting our assessment practices in education and, particularly in BC, moving toward more Assessment For Learning (or formative assessment) in schools.

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‘Prof, I Need an Extension …’ Taking a Look at Student Excuses

‘Prof, I Need an Extension …’ Taking a Look at Student Excuses | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
“My Dad’s in the hospital.” “I’ve been sick with the flu.” “My computer hard drive crashed.” Adjudicating student excuses takes the wisdom of Solomon.
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Interesting..and a very good list of common excuses used by students..

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Classkick - Distribute Assignments and Give Feedback Through Your iPad

Classkick - Distribute Assignments and Give Feedback Through Your iPad | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Classkick is a free service for creating, distributing, and assessing students' work through iPads. Through Classkick you can create an online classroom through which you distribute assignments to students.
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What's cool about Classkick:

The option to record your voice to create questions-personalizes your course and great for students who don't like to read or can't read well.

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